Letters 13000 needless deaths?

Am I working in a “zombie hospital”?

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f5365 (Published 04 September 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5365
  1. Bruce Sizer, clinical oncologist1
  1. 1Colchester General Hospital, Colchester CO4 5JL, UK
  1. bruce.sizer{at}colchesterhospital.nhs.uk

Spiegelhalter quotes the Sunday Telegraph as reporting that “13,000 died needlessly at 14 worst NHS Trusts,” the 14 being those in the recent Keogh review, one of which was our trust.1 He notes how hard …

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